Friday 24 March 2017

Branford Marsalis, Kurt Elling & Ambrose Akinmusire set for Wigan Jazz Festival

If you've not done so already, add these dates to your diary; the 2017 Wigan International Jazz Festival will run from 6th July til 9th July. This will be the 32nd WIJF and with a hugely successful 2016 festival under his belt, director Ian Darrington had announced another impressive line-up.

Currently, rover tickets are not on sale but they'll be available soon and you should act fast because they'll be sold out for sure.

Below are details of the headline acts appearing at the festival; the full programme will be announced shortly.

Keep an eye on the Wigan Jazz Festival website for further information popping up soon.

Thursday 6th July - Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Friday 7th July - Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling

Saturday 8th July - Ambrose Akinmusire Quartet plus the Wigan Youth Jazz Orchestra

Sunday 9th July - The Reunion Dreamband (directed by John LaBarbera)

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